Covid Italy, bulletin of May 9, 2022: 23,042 cases and 84 deaths

In the last 24 hours in Italy there have been 23,042 new cases of coronavirus and 84 deaths in 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health on the situation of the infection. The positivity rises to 12.9%. The region with the highest number of cases today is Lombardy with 3,273 infections, followed by Lazio (+2,888), Sicily (+2,190), Veneto (+2,001) and Campania and Emilia Romagna (both to 1,994). Total cases since the start of the pandemic come to 17,589,595.
The discharged / healed in the last 24 hours are 27,228 (yesterday 22,827) for a total that rises to 16,797,125. The currently positive ones are 3,778 less (yesterday +18) for a total that drops to 625,217. Of these, 620,786 are in home isolation.

Gimbe Foundation: Stops the Descent of New Cases

The independent monitoring of the Gimbe Foundation detects in the week 1-7 June 2022, compared to the previous one, a decrease in new cases (121.726 against 131.977, equal to -7.8%) and in deaths (392 against 547, equal to -28, 3%, of which 49 referring to previous periods) .Currently positive cases also decreased (628.977 against 679.394, equal to -7.4%), people in home isolation (624.416 against 674.025, equal to -7.4%) ), hospitalizations with symptoms (4,342 against 5,121, equal to -15.2%) and intensive care (219 against 248, equal to -11.7%). The president of the gimbe foundation, Nino Cartabellotta: “Stop the descent of new weekly cases, -7.8% compared to the previous week, which amounted to around 122 thousand “. In the week 1-7 June there was a slight percentage increase in new cases in Veneto (+ 1%) and Friuli (+ 1.6%) and a reduction in all other regions: from -3% in Sicily to -32, 8% of the Aosta Valley.

Sileri: away masks, to be worn only if there is a crowd

“We know that after June 15 the rules are already expected to be revised. We can now not throw away the mask, but keep it in our pocket. Sunday when we go to vote it doesn’t cost us anything to put on the mask if we go to a crowded seat. In my opinion, the obligation of the mask will have to be abandoned, then we will see in September-October, but we cannot live in a perennial emergency “. This was stated today by the Undersecretary of Health, Pierpaolo Sileri. “Today we no longer have to experience the presence of the virus with obsession, but with normality. Unfortunately in September-October it will continue to do some damage among the unvaccinated and the most fragile, but we will be able to manage them as best we can”.

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